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Re: Log message editor wraps incorrectly

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 08:31:11 +0100

2009/8/5 Jean-Marc van Leerdam <j.m.van.leerdam_at_gmail.com>:
> Hi,
>
> 2009/8/5 Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>:
>> On 05.08.2009 17:24, Jean-Marc van Leerdam wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Using TortoiseSVN 1.6.2, Build 16421 - 32 Bit -dev, 2009/05/22
>>> 12:48:45 at the moment.
>>>
>>> When entering a log message with tsvn:logwidthmarker set to 80, if you
>>> type new text at the beginning of a filled line, each word that
>>> overflows at the end gets wrapped to a new line.
>>>
>>>
>>> If the initial text is:
>>>
>>> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod
>>>
>>> And the entered text is 'this text is inserted in front'
>>>
>>> Then the end result is:
>>>
>>> this text is inserted in front Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur
>>> adipisicing
>>> elit,
>>> sed
>>> do
>>> eiusmod
>>>
>>> Has this already been fixed in 1.6.3 or a nightly build?
>>>
>>
>> Nope. And I'm not sure if this really is fixable.
>> When you enter text and the line exceeds the length set by
>> tsvn:logwidthmarker, the line is split by inserting a newline char.
>> Now, if you enter at the beginning of a long line, a newline is inserted
>> right before the last word. If you enter more text, the same happens
>> with the second last word. But now of those two words are both on their
>> own line, because they *both* have a newline inserted.
>>
>> If we would try and remove those newlines again (which we could of
>> course), then we would also do that for newlines the user explicitly
>> inserted him/herself. And that's not good.
>>
>
> No that would not be expected indeed.
>
> So the editor that is being used has no notion of hard returns versus
> soft returns or something like margins. Fair enough, I will get used
> to it ;-)

Is it possible to get scintilla to auto-wrap the text at a particular
column and then convert the soft breaks into hard breaks only when OK
is clicked?

Simon

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